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Halep beats Pliskova to set up Ostapenko showdown

Halep beats Pliskova to set up Ostapenko showdown

But Bacsinszky pounced as the Latvian's radar misfired to break for 4-3 in the second set before Ostapenko gifted it to her with a double fault on set point. - Ostapenko took the first set 7-6 (4). Timea Bacsinszky has called a trainer on court after apparently hurting a knee while chasing a shot. Ostapenko - who practiced ballroom dancing when younger - signaled her promise in tennis by winning the Wimbledon juniors in 2014.


Nadal storms into quarters, Muguruza and Venus exit

Nadal storms into quarters, Muguruza and Venus exit

Karen Khachanov will play Andy Murray in the fourth round after the giant Russian beat American 21st seed John Isner 7-6 (7/1), 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/3). Another terrific effort from Kevin Anderson , who needed one minute shy of four hours to eliminate Great Britain's Kyle Edmund 6-7 (6), 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-1, 6-4.



Pakistan striving for consistency against England

It has been a typical roller-coaster ride at the Champions Trophy. Although still viewed until recently by many as "minnows", it should not be surprising that Bangladesh, who reached the last four thanks to an impressive win over New Zealand, are now among the elite teams in the shorter forms of the game.



10-Man France Down England In Five-Goal Thriller

Southgate employed his plan of using Burnley's Tom Heaton as his first-half goalkeeper at Stade de France and then replacing him with Stoke's Jack Butland after the break. Harry Kane opened the scoring with a handsome team goal as England looked lively in attack, but out of possession they were toyed with as a young, athletic French team won 3-2 in Paris.



Pakistan bowl; Amir out, Bairstow in

The final will take place on June 18th at the Oval, in London . His tenacity in attempting to force his way into the reckoning has impressed Morgan and - on the back of three fifties in his last four ODI innings - may seem him parachuted in to partner Hales on Wednesday.



French Open to witness new queen

The last teenager to advance to the semifinals at Roland Garros was Ana Ivanovic 10 years ago. TORRENTIAL rain forced Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic's quarter-finals at the French Open to be delayed until Wednesday. The teen will play against 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in the semifinals at Roland Garros. With only four games on the board, Bacsinszky already had 10 errors to her name, but she would begin to manage the conditions better than Mladenovic to go on a ...